Tag: tarp

New! DutchWare Stingerz

I love my DutchWare Tarp Flyz, but what I really wanted was a Tarp Flyz with a hook or carabiner so I could attach it directly to my tarp tie-out without any fuss. Wish granted! Dutch is always working on new gadgets, so when I talked with him about the idea, he let me know…
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Rubber Band Tarp Line Tensioners

Nylon-based tarps tend to stretch during the night and when they get wet. This can be a potential problem for small asymmetric tarps because an edge sag could direct water onto your hammock. The solution is to use a tarp line tensioner—an elastic cord (e.g., shock cord or elastic medical tubing) tied to the tarp…
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The Tarp Flyz

Another DutchWare original: The Tarp Flyz. This is another tarp rigging hardware option that works a little like the Nite Ize Figure-9 hardware, but with two-to-one mechanical advantage to get the line taut. The line is secured by wrapping it around the “antenna” of the Flyz. The Tarp Flyz are designed to use small-diameter line…
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The Dutch Hook

Did I mention the Dutch Hook was small? I was surprised when I saw it for the first time. Hammock hanger MuseJr was showing off his assortment of DutchWare at a recent group hang in Arizona, explaining how it all worked together. The Dutch Hook is primarily used for rigging a tarp and can be…
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